Thomas and Ellen Slabiak of New Brighton are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Paul, to Kathryn (Katie) Hagen, daughter of Wes Hagen of Minneapolis and Cindy (Vern) Krenik of Le Center, Minnesota.
The Investigation Discovery Network will broadcast an episode called “In The Line Of Fire,” featuring the courageous acts of Maplewood police officer Julie Olson, along with those of an officer from NYPD and LAPD.
May 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the fatal shooting of Maplewood Police Sgt. Joe Bergeron, who had served the city for 20 years. The City of Maplewood and Maplewood Police Department held a ceremony to retire his badge, number 357, at the police memorial created outside City Hall after his death. Mayor Nora Slawik reads the proclamation as Police Chief Paul Schnell holds it. Mayor Slawik presents the proclamation to Gail Bergeron along with the #357 badge. Two #457 badges were presented to Bergeron’s daughters, as well.
From left, Frank Atencio, Dawn Parks, Philip Parks and business owner Emad Almaliki work on interior renovations. Almaliki hopes to open his grocery store by the end of the month, or early May. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Taking spring cleaning to the extreme, two longtime downtown North St.